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Beowulf: A Research Guide: Criticism & History

Beowulf Sails to Denmark, from Stories of Beowulf, by H.E. Marshall, 1908, illustrations by J. R. Skelton. Public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons


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Databases: Literature & History

Gumberg Library offers access to a number of periodical databases that are dedicated to or cover literature, language, and history. Gumberg Library also offers access to a number of databases that cover the humanities, including language and literature.  Many provide the full-text of articles.

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General Databases Covering Literature

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